Natural ways to winter proof your mood

While winter is a great time for spending time at home, one dark, quiet night after another can take its toll on your mood. Many people struggle with various levels of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) but there are ways you can deal with this. When it comes to SAD, it …

How to have happy winter hands

While we try to make sure we wear gloves and dry our hands thoroughly when they are wet, life is busy and quite often our digits just don’t get the love they deserve. The problem with skipping basic hand care is that is can lead to cracked skin, sore knuckles …

How to sleep in the heat

We don’t know about you, but we find getting to sleep, and staying asleep, is so much easier in the winter. Cool crisp sheets, cold air, blankets and bed socks are a much cosier way to end the day, rather than melting into your bed when it is just too …

Keep hay fever at bay

It seems like only yesterday we were shovelling snow off our paths and wrapping up in thermals, but all of a sudden spring is here and with it brings the pollen that causes hay fever, and misery. The balmier climes we have been seeing recently mean trees have burst into …

Get Your Vitamin D Fix this Winter

With the much hoped Indian summer looking unlikely as the end of September fast approaches, it would seem winter is on the way. As well as swapping maxi dresses for jeans and flip-flops for Uggs, this is also the time to start thinking about getting enough Vitamin D to keep …